2019 Chicago VMUG UserCon

Chicago VMUG UserCon

 Thursday, October 24, 2019     
 
Marriott Chicago O'Hare | 8535 West Higgins Road | Chicago, IL 60631

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Chicago VMUG UserCon

At the Chicago VMUG UserCon, you will be surrounded by people who can not only make an impact on your day-to-day projects, but also on your future career. VMUG UserCons are created by VMware users for VMware users, and are FREE day-long events geared to empower you through education, training, and collaboration.

At this free, one-day conference, you will:

  • Connect with hundreds of VMware users in your area
  • Attend educational sessions on the latest industry trends and topics
  • Get an inside look at exciting VMware and partner products and services
  • Experience product demonstrations first hand
  • Mingle with industry experts
  • And more!

Keynote Speakers: Chris McCain & Kyle Ruddy

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Chris McCain a Director in the Networking and Security Technologist group at VMware. In addition to being a dual VCDX in DCV and NV Chris is also a VMware Certified Instructor and holds numerous other industry certifications. Chris joined VMware in December of 2013 to help build the NSX training and certification portfolio after 15 years of running his own consulting, training, and content development company. Chris lives in St Petersburg, FL with his wife and two sons.

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Kyle Ruddy is a Senior Technical Marketing Architect working for VMware R&D in the Cloud Platform Business Unit. Kyle currently focuses on vSphere and VMware Cloud on AWS automation and the associated automation frameworks including all things API, CLI, and SDK. Kyle is also a Microsoft MVP and long-term vExpert whom can be found blogging on  and several VMware blogs. His Twitter is 

Event Information

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Registration

Registration is open now! Confirm your attendance for October 24!
Click here to register.
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Keynote Speakers

Chris McCain & Kyle Ruddy

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Location

Marriott Chicago O'Hare
8535 West Higgins Road
Chicago, IL 60631


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Extras at the Chicago UserCon

Bonus Kubernetes Track Day Before

Kubernetes Academy—Intro to Containers and Kubernetes | October 23rd, 1- 4:30 PM

Ready to dive a little deeper into the world of Kubernetes? Understand the first principles of cloud native infrastructure, and then dig into our lab environment and deploy your first cluster. This training is designed for attendees who are early in their cloud native journey—you will walk out with more knowledge of basic concepts and greater comfort in working with containers. For more information, click here.

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The Virtual Cloud Networking Academy: Technical Introduction to NSX

Attendees of the Virtual Cloud Networking Academy will leave the event and will be able to:

  • Describe NSX business value and use cases
  • Explain how NSX is different from traditional networking
  • Summarize networking and security solution architecture with VMware NSX around micro-segmentation, automation with OpenStack, automation with VMware vRealize automation, disaster recovery and business continuity, and operation transformation
  • Develop a learning plan for next steps in network virtualization journey
  • And more!

For a detailed agenda and session abstracts click HERE.



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Agenda

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